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Launch of a new initiative! at BARNABAS FUND

Saturday 12 June 2021 at 2 p.m. (repeated at 7 p.m.)

A tsunami of suffering engulfs our world. Covid-19 has inflicted much grief, but for many Christians it has been just one amongst many issues combining to devastating effect.
Come and hear what Barnabas Fund, under God, is launching at our Supporters’ Afternoon. We will be telling you about our new initiative – – channelling physical dry food from Christians in the West to our needy and persecuted brothers and sisters around the world.
Please join us to hear more about at the livestream event on Saturday
12 June, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. It will conclude with a live Question & Answer session with Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, International Director of Barnabas Fund.
A recording of the event, including the Q&A session, will be streamed again at
7 p.m. the same day.
So come and join us on 12 June to be encouraged and uplifted, and to learn more about, a new way you can give practical help to persecuted Christians.
To register for this remote event please enter your details here

News updates on the persecuted Church

Four killed and more than eight injured in Myanmar church attack

Four people were killed and more than eight injured in an attack on a church in Loikaw, Kayah State, Myanmar, on Sunday 23 May.

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Eight abducted as bandits attack church minibus in Ondo, Nigeria

Eight Christians were abducted by armed men who attacked their church bus as it travelled along Akure-Ilesa Road in Ondo State, Nigeria.

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Hindu fundamentalists destroy church under construction

A crowd of around 150 Hindu extremists attacked and destroyed a church building which was being constructed in the village of Bodoguda, Odisha State, India.

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Algerian Christians celebrate return of historic church building

A historic church building in Algeria that was appropriated by a local authority has been returned to the Church.

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